Inspirational Stories Read Some Insiring Stories of Other Ostomates

Lakecia’s Story

I was diagnosed with anal cancer on 2/17/2021. I went through chemotherapy and weeks of radiation. At the time, It was the hardest thing I had ever been through. After weeks of treatment, the tumor was still there, so I had to have surgery to remove the cancer. On 1/27/22 I had Abdominal Perineal Resection surgery to remove my rectum, ...
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Richard’s Story

I came home from work one evening and had a bacon roll for my tea. During the evening I started to feel sick & unwell, which I put down to a bad batch of bacon. I then made my way up to the toilet for obvious reasons. From there I went steadily downhill & my memory of what happened is ...
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Stephanie Marie’s Story

  I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 10. I’m now 38 years old and living with an ileostomy. I tried all the crohns meds over the years, but 3 years ago I had a horrible flare up that ended in an emergency total colectomy. I struggled a lot the first year with my Ostomy, but have grown ...
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Paty’s Story

  My Name is Paty Jiménez I am from México and am survivor of 3 stage rectal cancer I have a permanent colostomy bag. I was diagnosed 15 years ago when I was 36 years old. At first everything was chaos, but little by little was accommodating my new ostomy life. I recently found out Na Scent on Instagram and ...
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